Why You Should Quit The Scale Today

10/30/2014 10:10am ET | Updated October 30, 2014

I don't believe in following directions anymore. Doing what other people told me to do in order to fix my body is what screwed it up to begin with. The only orders I follow now are the ones my own instincts provide: I eat food that feels and tastes good, and I work out so I can be fit (and, fine -- so I can listen to Serial and email friends with my personal theories like some kind of treadmill detective).